Language:  Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji

Population of Groups Speaking

13,324,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

12

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(12 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Ajuran, Borana-speaking Kenya 187,000
 Oromo, Arsi Australia 3,200
 Oromo, Arsi Ethiopia 6,771,000
 Oromo, Bale Ethiopia 2,239,000
 Oromo, Borana Ethiopia 1,496,000
 Oromo, Borana Kenya 284,000
 Oromo, Gabra Ethiopia 55,000
 Oromo, Gabra Kenya 145,000
 Oromo, Guji Ethiopia 1,912,000
 Oromo, Kereyu Ethiopia 106,000
 Oromo, Sakuye Kenya 28,000
 Oromo, Southern Somalia 98,000
  Totals:  12     7
Secondary Language
(2 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Burji Kenya 38,000
 Oromo, Tulema / Selale Ethiopia 9,147,000
  Totals:  2     0

Language Alternate Names
Afaan Oromoo
Afaani Borana
Afan Oromo
Booran
Booranaa
Boraan
Boraana
Boran
Borana
Borana (Booran)
Guji
Oromiffa
Oromo
Oromoo
Southern Oromo

Dialects
Ajuran
Arsi
Boran
Borana
Eastern
Gabbra
Gabra
Guji
Kereyu
Sakuye
Salale

Dialect Alternate Names
Afan Oromo
Arsi
Boran
Borana
Borana.
Borana: Gabbra
Borana: Sakuye
Gabra
Galla
Galligna
Gallinya
Gallinya: Arusi
Gallinya: Guji
Karrayu
Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji: Arsi
Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji: Arusi
Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji: Boran
Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji: Gabra
Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji: Guji
Oromo, Borana-Arsi-Guji: Kereyu
Oromo, Karrayu
Oromo: Arusi
Oromo: Borana
Oromo: Guji
Saguye
Selale
Southern Oromo